Laboratory Manager

at MPC Recruitment
Location Cookhouse, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Management
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR



Job Description:


Our client is seeking a Laboratory Manager based in Cookhouse, Eastern Cape who is required to oversee and ensure all laboratory (lab) activities and lab staff.


Ensure all tests are done according to the correct lab methods.


Duties to include:-


*Prepare weekly test results graphs and handle all related testing enquiries


*Generate certificate of analysis (COA) on request


*Food safety


*Responsible management of laboratory staff


*Develop a programme for external testing and assist quality assurance (QA) with audits (internal and external)


*Quality Control


*Stock control - ordering of required lab consumable and equipment


*Cleaning processes


*External lab testing


*Reports as required.


Minimum Requirements:-


*Minimum: Diploma in Food Science


*BSc in Microbiology / BSc in Food Science advantageous


*Proficiency in MS Office and other computer programmes




*Minimum 5-years lab experience in dairy products


*At least 3-years proven Managerial experience


*Full proficiency in English is a prerequisite and sound communication skills (written and verbal)


*High analytical skills, problem-solving, data and metrics interpretation essential


*Numerical and critical decision-making abilities essential.


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